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Dr Peter Li is China Policy Specialist at Humane Society International, associate professor at University of Houston-Downtown, and an expert on both the Yulin ‘Festival’ and the dog and cat meat trade. His research focuses on China’s animal welfare policies and the country’s animal protection movement at a time of rapid social transformation. Dr Li has published articles on China’s wildlife law enforcement, culture and human-animal relations, factory farming and animal welfare, as well as wildlife farming and cruelty,
In this shortcast Dr Li strikes a notably optimistic tone, summing up questions from the media that he’s been answering in the run up to Yulin.
- Please note, this shortcast does NOT contain graphic details and should be suitable for most listeners.
Humane Society International Dog Meat Trade